Meet Nicholas Thompson -
Nicholas Thompson

Nicholas Thompson

Editor-in-Chief Wired


Nicholas Thompson is the Editor-in-Chief of Wired, a publication committed to figuring out how technology is changing the world. They report hard, tell stories, and try their best to figure out the truth about what's going on.

He is also a contributing editor at CBS, a frequent public speaker about technology, and a co-founder of The Atavist, a digital magazine, and publishing platform recently acquired by WordPress. Prior to starting at Wired, he was a Senior Editor at The New Yorker and then the editor of He published a book back in 2009 called "The Hawk and the Dove: Paul Nitze, George Kennan, and the History of the Cold War".

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